Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & Ukraine

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
47 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
54 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
39 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 2022
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipVaries by Region
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Varies by Region
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
No protections
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1999
Single only
Since 2016
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2021
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2016
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2001
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
7% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
0% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
62% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
11% Did not mention homosexuals
86% Mentioned homosexuals
46% Did not mention homosexuals
46% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
2% Agree
76% Disagree
8% Agree
63% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
14% Yes
69% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
13% Yes
60% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
9% Favor
85% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
6% Yes
86% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
13% Yes
66% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
0% Justifiable
97% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
73% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
6% Did not mention homosexuals
94% Mentioned homosexuals
38% Did not mention homosexuals
62% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
3% Good place
70% Not a good place
11% Good place
53% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
3% Justifiable
62% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
42% Did not mention homosexuals
58% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
1% Justifiable
87% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
70% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
9% Did not mention homosexuals
91% Mentioned homosexuals
35% Did not mention homosexuals
65% Mentioned homosexuals
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